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9 Places To Visit In Belgaum To Make You Feel Happy!

9 Places To Visit In Belgaum To Make You Feel Happy!

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With this list of “places to visit in Belgaum, Karnataka,” finally quench your thirst to visit the “roads less traveled”.

Kya aap ke paer bhi ghar par nhi tikte? Are you looking to discover a new place? Then without any further waits, we bring you the list of places to visit in Belgaum (now, Belagavi), tranquil home to deities, thrilling activities and selfie-worthy views.

1. Belgaum Fort

One of the places to visit in Belgaum–yaha aapke per bol uthenge!

  • Located in the centre of the town of Belgaum.
  • Kamal Basadi Jain Temple stands on the premises.
  • Constructed in Decan, Indo-Saracenic and Chalukya styles.
  • Timings: 8.00 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.
  • Entry Fee: INR 25 (Indian Nationals) / INR 150 (Foreign Nationals)

2. Military Mahadeva Temple

Bhakti with Desh Bhakti! Visit this humble temple built for army personnel originally.

  • Houses 2 Nandi idols and Shivalinga.
  • You might find deer and emus hopping in the park!
  • Attractions: South Indian Temple styled intricate carvings, Shivteerth, Mini Zoo.
  • Timings: 6.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.
  • Entry Fee: NA

3. Safa Masjid 

Kyunki Mini India in Canada ho yaa Belagavi, Karnataka–jahan mandir hai waha masjid bhi milega hi. (Dil hai Hindustani Ji).

  • It stands on the premises of Belgaum Fort, near Belagavi Central Bus Stand.
  • Exquisite pillar inscriptions (Persian & Nagari Styles, Kannada) is something to observe here.
  • Photo & Video Shoots are prohibited. Offering Namaaz isn’t allowed.
  • Timings: 8.00 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.
  • Entry: Open to public only on Ramzan and Bakri Eid.

4. Kapileshwar Temple

Tagged as Kashi of the South, it is said to be one of the oldest temples in the state (1000AD old)!

  • Also known as Dakshina Kashi and a part of 12 Jyotirlinga.
  • Idols of Lord Hanuman, Datta, Saibaba and Navagraha Temples are present in the shrine.
  • Timings: 5.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m.
  • Entry Fee: NA

5. St Mary Church

A peaceful places to visit in Belgaum’s Cantonment Area.

  • Anglican Church with beautiful marble and teak Altar.
  • There’s Gothic-style entrance and rose petal-shaped windows.
  • More Churches to visit nearby: Xavier’s, St Anthony, the Cathedral of Our Lady & Methodist
  • Timings: 9.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.
  • Entry Fee: NA

6. Kittur Fort and Palace

If you love historical sites, this is one of the recommended places to visit in Belgaum. 

  • Related to Rani Chennamma.
  • Britishers demolished and ransacked this palace to take revenge for the loss of fellow soldiers.
  • Timings: 7.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.
  • Entry: NA

More To Explore Nearby Belgaum:

7. Gokak Falls

A delight to the soul, this place is popular between Boaters & Hikers!

  • 52-meter high waterfall is situated 62 kilometres from Belgaum (2 hours drive, approximately). 
  • A hanging bridge of 200 metres gives a spectacular view.

8. Jamboti Hills & Village

One of the places for those “Bunnies” jinko “udna hai, bhaagna hai, girna bhi hai, bs rukna nahi hai!”

  • Approximately 26 kilometres from Belgaum.
  • Camping, trekking and hiking–adventure awaits wanderers!
  • En-route, capture the breathtaking Varapoha falls.
  • For hiking permits, contact the forest department.

9. Hidkal Dam

Once done with your “in-Belgaum” expedition, relive “woh school waali trip jis mein humesha ek hi dam pe leke jaate the!”

  • Also called the Raja Lakhamagouda Dam, it is 62 meters high and 10.18 kilometres in length.
  • The place an hour away from Belgaum in Hidkal, Belagavi District, Karnataka.

So, our dear travel-enthusiast, now set aside your “gumm,” and be ready to sniff the beauty of some of the best places to visit in Belgaum.

Editor: Ritika Gupta

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